Communist Party numbers reveal the underrepresentation of women and a sweeping anti-corruption campaign
"No women sit on the all-powerful seven-member Politburo Standing Committee and just two are represented in the second-highest 25-member body," notes Christopher Bodeen, whose numbers also highlight how Xi's anti-corruption campaign has impacted different levels of the Communist Party.
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